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Babson Built | Jon Feinman on InnerCity Weightlifting

Babson Built is a dive into the entrepreneurial mindset and journey, brought to life through the stories of Babson founders. From dorm room startup to Shark Tank to Series A, our interviews depict the highs, lows, and thrills of starting and scaling a venture. 

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InnerCity Weightlifting reduces youth violence by connecting proven-risk young people with new networks and opportunities, including meaningful career tracks in and beyond personal training.

In our conversation, founder Jon Feinman ’10 opens up about what drove him to start this venture, his initial struggles, and how they are using the gym to disrupt the status quo that leads to urban street violence.

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